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Eritrean-American Haben Girma, The First Deaf-Blind Harvard Law School Graduate

Haben Girma talks with President Obama at a White House
Using a digital device that displays Braille characters, Haben Girma talks with President Obama at a White House ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. (White House photo/Courtesy of Haben Girma)

By U.S. Embassy Asmara,

The U.S. Embassy salutes Eritrean-American Haben Girma for her courage and determination in the face of physical challenges. We were happy to learn that she was welcomed at the White House to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and we congratulate her on becoming the first deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law School. Continue reading Eritrean-American Haben Girma, The First Deaf-Blind Harvard Law School Graduate